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Should I remove Dell OpenManage Client Instrumentation?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,071
United States Rank #14,023
Reach 0.0166%

Versions

VersionDistribution
8.2.1.70 18.03%
8.2.0.154 14.16%
8.1.1.79 14.59%
8.1.0.242 8.58%
8.0.1.150 36.91%
8.0.0 7.73%

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Dell OpenManage Client Instrumentation

What is Dell OpenManage Client Instrumentation?  (from Dell)

Dell™ OpenManage™ Client Instrumentation (OMCI) is available on Dell OptiPlex™, Dell Precision Workstation™, and Dell Latitude™ client systems. Using OMCI, system administrators can remotely manage assets, monitor system health, and inventory deployed systems in the enterprise. OMCI interfaces with leading enterprise m...  Read more

Overview

Dell OpenManage Client Instrumentation is a software program developed by Dell. The most common release is 8.0.1.150, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The setup package generally installs about 89 files and is usually about 20.79 MB (21,798,912 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 52% of users of Dell OpenManage Client Instrumentation come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dell.com
Help link: support.dell.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Dell\SysMgt\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{47F8D37E-D1F2-44E2-8920-40FAB519A624}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 20.79 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Dell OpenManage Client Instrumentation

  • dcadpt32.dll - Dell(R) Instrumentation Service (Adapter Data Populator)
  • dcadpt64.dll
  • dccoop32.dll - Cost Of Ownership Data Populator
  • dccoop64.dll
  • dcicfg32.exe - Configuration Utility
  • dcicfg64.exe
  • dcicfl32.dll - Dell Systems Management Instrumentation Config Library
  • dcicfl64.dll
  • dcifru32.dll - Field Replaceable Unit Data Populator
  • dcifru64.dll
  • dcisep32.dll - Instrumentation Service Event Plugin Implementer
  • dcisep64.dll
  • dclra32.dll - LRA Data Populator
  • dclra64.dll
  • dcosp32.dll - Operating System Data Populator
  • dcosp64.dll
  • dcsbpp32.dll - SMBIOS Probe Data Populator
  • dcsbpp64.dll
  • dcsfru32.dll - Field Replaceable Unit MIB Implementer
  • dcsfru64.dll
  • dcship32.dll - Server Administrator HIPWrap SMIL API
  • dcship64.dll
  • dcsnis32.dll - Instrumentation MIB Implementer
  • dcsnis64.dll
  • dcwfm32.dll - Wired For Management Data Populator
  • dcwfm64.dll
  • DsiaSrv32.exe - Dell OpenManage Inventory Agent
  • trpsim32.dll - Event Simulation Data Populator
  • trpsim64.dll
  • dchapi32.dll - Dell(R) Hardware Abstraction (Dell HAPI Library)
  • dchapi64.dll
  • dchbas32.dll - HAPI Base Library
  • dchbas64.dll
  • dchcfg32.exe - HAPI Config Utility
  • dchcfg64.exe
  • dchcfl32.dll - Dell Systems Management Hardware Config Library
  • dchcfl64.dll
  • dchesm32.dll - HAPI ESM Library
  • dchipm32.dll - HAPI IPMI Library
  • dchipm64.dll
  • dchtvm32.dll - HAPI TVM Library
  • dciwds32.exe - Dell HAPI WDM Driver Service Controller
  • dcmdev32.exe - WDM Driver Manager
  • dcmdev64.exe
  • dcwipm32.dll - Dell WMI-IPMI Session Library
  • dcwipm64.dll
  • hapint.exe - Hapi Installer
  • hapint64.exe
  • omsacntl.exe - OMSA Service Controller
  • dsupt32.dll - Server Administrator (Server Administrator Support Services)
  • omacs32.dll - Server Administrator Common Services API
  • xmlsup32.dll - XML/XSLT Gnome Support Library
  • dcecfg32.exe - Dell(R) Data Engine (Data Engine Configuration Utility)
  • dcecfg64.exe
  • dcecfl32.dll - Data Engine Configuration Library
  • dcecfl64.dll
  • dceda32.dll - Data Engine Data Accessor
  • dceda64.dll
  • dcmcat32.dll - Dell OpenManage Message Category
  • dcmcat64.dll
  • dcsgen32.dll - Data Consumer GenWrap SMIL API

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

5 Services
  • dsm_sa_eventmgr32.exe runs as a service named 'DSM SA Event Manager' (dcevt32) "Provides OS and file event logging service for systems management and is also used by event log analyzers. If this service is stopped, event logging features will not function properly.".
  • dsm_sa_datamgr32.exe runs as a service named 'DSM SA Data Manager' (dcstor32) "Provides a common interface and object model to access management information about the operating system, devices, enclosures and management devices. If this service is stopped, several management features will not function properly.".
  • dsm_sa_eventmgr64.exe runs as a service named 'DSM SA Event Manager' (dcevt64) "Provides OS and file event logging service for systems management and is also used by event log analyzers. If this service is stopped, event logging features will not function properly.".
  • dsm_sa_datamgr64.exe runs as a service named 'DSM SA Data Manager' (dcstor64) "Provides a common interface and object model to access management information about the operating system, devices, enclosures and management devices. If this service is stopped, several management features will not function properly.".
  • DsiaSrv32.exe runs as a service named 'DSM CM Inventory Agent' (dsiasrv) "This service runs the Dell OpenManage Inventory Collector at boot time.".

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  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
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    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win XP 0%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.09%
Windows 8 18.38%
Windows XP 13.68%
Windows Vista 0.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Enterprise 34.91%
Windows 7 Professional 23.28%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.36%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.19%
Windows 8 Pro 3.88%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.82%
  Germany 8.03%
  United Kingdom 3.65%
  Australia 2.55%
  India 2.19%
  Netherlands 2.19%
  Israel 1.82%
  Mexico 1.46%
  Canada 1.46%
  Czech Republic 1.46%
  United Arab Emirates 1.46%
  Saudi Arabia 1.46%
  MA 1.09%
  Belgium 1.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 98.27%
ASUS 0.87%
Acer 0.43%
Hewlett-Packard 0.43%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6420 6.96%
Dell Latitude E6520 5.22%
Dell Latitude E6430 5.22%
Dell Latitude E5440 5.22%
Dell Latitude E6330 5.22%
Dell OptiPlex 755 4.35%

About Dell

Dell manufactures, sells and supports computers and related products and services.
Publisher URL: www.dell.com

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